Dated: 07 Jul 2015
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Celebrations took place in Syntagma Square in front of the Greek parliament and around the surrounding streets long into the night last Sunday.
Millions of working class people began this week in fear as Tory chancellor George Osborne prepared for his budget.
Porters in the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford have voted overwhelmingly to strike against bosses’ attacks on pay.
Workers leading resistance to austerity and privatisation will show union leaders what needs to be done.
Criminal defence solicitors across the country began to refuse to do legal aid work at the start of the month.
Argyll Ferries staff were set to join CalMac workers on a 24-hour walkout on Friday of this week over threats to jobs, conditions and pensions.
Health workers face an epidemic of “bullying and harassment” from their bosses. That’s the shocking conclusion of an independent report produced for the London Ambulance Service (LAS) published last week.
Housing and insulation workers ballot; Royal Opera House deal accepted; Israeli factory targeted; and London hotel workers get organised
Bradford College UCU members struck on Tuesday of last week against compulsory redundancies. Picket lines began at 7am and at their peak there were 70 people.
The London Underground was set to be closed completely on Wednesday of this week, as all four Tube unions were preparing for a 24-hour walkout.
A 16 year old victim of the Hillsborough football disaster appeared alive after the crush, an inquest has heard.
Some 2,000 First Great Western workers were set to walk out for 48 hours on Wednesday of this week. Over 200 engineers working for Southern Rail are set to strike for five days this Sunday. And at Northern Rail, station staff and guards have voted by 80 percent to strike over the threat to jobs, safety and the creation of a two-tier workforce.
The money Greece receives goes straight back into the pockets of bankers who loaned it. That’s where the roots of the crisis lie.
A former cop has been cleared of the murder of a man he shot on sight, including four times in the head.
On the day that Greek workers won the vote against austerity, Unite union delegates gathered for a week’s debate on the rules of the union and how to organise in Britain.
More than 100 people attended Frack Free Scarborough’s public meeting on Thursday of last week.
Around 60 members of Solidarity - Scotland’s Socialist Movement met in Glasgow last Saturday to discuss the organisation’s strategy in the 2016 Scottish parliament election.
Hundreds of anti-fascists took to the streets last Saturday in Sheffield and London.
Reports from a budget day of strikes and demonstrations
London Underground was completely shut last night and today, Thursday, as all four Tube unions staged a 24-hour strike. Not a train moved and not a station opened.
The opening rally of Marxism 2015 thundered with applause from up to 900 people this evening, Friday, as strikers addressed the Institute of Education’s Logan Hall in central London.
Yemen bombing | Crackdown in Egypt | Victory for German strike | Migrant deaths in Calais
Millions refused to be bullied—now their struggle can inspire resistance, writes Dave Sewell in Athens
Donny Gluckstein writes on the new book he has edited on those who fought both against imperialism and fascism during the Second World War
People in Greece are elated with the referendum result. They have said no to austerity and showed they are prepared to stand up to the bankers’ pressure.
There are historical moments when the normal rush of events comes to a standstill. These are often occasions when the usual relations of power are reversed, the mighty humbled, and the poor and needy uplifted.
A year after Israeli bombs and troops killed thousands in Gaza, Palestinian journalist Mohammed Omer talks to Nick Clark about what he saw there—as well as the continuing oppression and the resistance of ordinary people
As the global ruling class continues its clampdown on Greece, Tomáš Tengely-Evans asks where real power lies—and argues that workers can change the world
BBC One’s new drama The Outcast is set in a small village in the 1950s.
The east End Film Festival features international premiers, independent film releases, music and art.
We live with zero hour contracts, creeping casualisation and a brutal austerity drive.
Time and again the Greek working class has shown its ability to challenge the bosses. When the collective power of workers is mobilised, anything is possible.
Tories are attacking tax credits out of spite
Angus McKendrick has died suddenly from a virulent bacterial infection.
Leading on: Our resistance to big firms shows how to beat fracking and the ongoing debate on the European Union (EU)
How long did it take cops to work out that John Palmer, who was shot in the chest, didn’t die from natural causes? Six days of investigation apparently.
Politicians and newspapers are whipping up Islamophobia—and continuing a process that was ramped up a decade ago after the 7/7 London bombings in 2005, argues Simon Basketter